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FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 9:00am PST
coincide with a visit to south korea by joe biden, the u.s. vice president. and officials are saying that newman's release was the result of direct contact between washington and pyongyang. biden said it was a good thing the north koreans released someone. they should never have had in the first place. >>> offered him a ride home on air force two but a direct flight to san francisco, his home. so i don't blame him. i would be on that flight, too. >> and the vice president also calling for the release of kenneth bae, another american citizen who is being held by the north koreans. but the news for today really is mer merrill newman. there are some passengers coming through now. i'm not sure if they were on the flight from beijing. i imagine it's literally just getting to the airport right now. stay with us. back to you. >> dominic, thank you very much. we will be keeping close tabs on merrill newman as he arrives at san francisco international airport. if he makes remarks we will bring those to you as they develop. >>> we invite you to join us. former governor bill richardson w
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 10:00am PST
visit by the u.s. vice president joe biden. he'd actually been in south korea and apparently there had been direct contact between the obama administration and pyongyang. as a result of that, the obama administration got a call saturday morning saying, without explanation, he was being released, and he suddenly appeared in beijing and got on a flight to the united states. this is what joe biden had to say. >> i offered him a ride home. but he got a direct flight to san francisco, his home. i don't blame him, i'd be on that flight too. >> also saying hereleased, got word on another u.s. citizen they were asking to be released. you know, that very public apology is often the way that they actually pave the way for citizens being released. not so in the case of kenneth bay. we will see what happens. good news today in san francisco for the newman family. >> good news indeed. we're glad he's home. did he actually say he wanted a cheeseburger and to see my wife? >> i think his wife came before the cheeseburger. that will be the most welcoming you can possibly get. kelly. >> all right, warmi
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 11:30am PST
north koreans about getting him free. helped by the fact that u.s. vice president joe biden was on the ground this weekend. apparently there had been direct contact and washington got a phone call early saturday morning saying we're letting him go, no explanation. for the family here and all his support, it was an immense relief. saying it's time for well deserbed rest. >> we will have more to say about his unusual and difficult journey. for now, we ask you to allow us time to be with him as a family. we also ask that you not forget another american, kenneth bae, who's still being held in the tprk and we hope he will be allowed to rejoin with his family soon. >> dprk being what north korea is also known as. kenneth bae who he's referring to there is the missionary was who sentenced to hard labor in 2010 on what appears to be, according to the koreans, offenses against the state. you're seeing his mother visiting him in hospital after he fell ill in the autumn of this year. no indication of what his condition is at the moment. but joe biden in south korea also calling for his release. t
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
the vice president, joe biden, has been following this very closely. he was actually in south korea when newman was actually released. this is how he described what it meant to the united states. take a listen. >> there is a piece of good news, the dprk today released someone they should never have had in the first place. but they have mr. bae, who has no reason to be held, should be released immediately, and we're going to demand his release as well. >> mr. bae that he's talking about there is kenneth bae who is a christian missionary who has been sentenced to hard labor. not as easy to release him as it was to release newman. newman was a sick 85-year-old man. kenneth bae, a christian minister, missionary, and the koreans very, very suspect about christianity in north korea. they say it's a potential threat to the control the regime has. so geopolitics playing out there. the family saying they would like to see him home soon but it's going to be a lot longer before he returns. back to you. >> thank you so much. >>> the deadly ice storm is moving across the country right now. in da
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